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  •  Nearly all US food poisoning (4+ / 0-)

    cases are caused by poop-contaminated food. The USDA and FDA seem to agree that this is just fine and dandy state of affairs. They put the burden on consumers to have to handle  food like chemical waste and their kitchens like toxic waste dumps rather than putting a stop to poor to filthy ag and processing practices.

    •  Exactly! (2+ / 0-)
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      alizard, RiaD

      The USDA and FDA seem to agree that this is just fine and dandy state of affairs. They put the burden on consumers to have to handle  food like chemical waste and their kitchens like toxic waste dumps rather than putting a stop to poor to filthy ag and processing practices.

      Apologies for blockquoting basically your entire comment, but it's just perfect!

      Thank you, great comment!

      "it's time for consumers to turn into citizens" - RiaD

      by Hardhat Democrat on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 06:20:14 PM PST

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